Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression

Center City

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Photograph looking north along Troost Avenue from just south of Linwood Boulevard, at night with long exposure. Street outfitted with Christmas decorations. The Wirthman Building with Isis Theatre is shown in the center left background.

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Photograph looking southwest from the east side of Troost just south of 31st Street. Some of the businesses shown include Western Auto, Woolworth's Dime Store, Crown Drugstore, etc.

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Photograph looking south along Troost Avenue from just north of 31st Street. Streets are shown outfitted with Christmas decorations. Isis Theatre and the Wirthman Building are pictured to the right.

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Photograph of Katz Drugstore officials at a South Central Business Association luncheon at the Blue Bird Cafeteria at 3215 Troost Avenue. The luncheon was held to celebrate the opening of a new Katz location at the intersection of Linwood and Troost. The officials pictured are, from left to right: Myron H. Klein, manager of the Katz store at Linwood and Troost; Tim Blond, operating manager; Michael H. Katz, president of the Katz Drugstore company; Morris Shlensky, secretary and assistant general manager; Ross B. Myers, personnel director; and Orvis A.

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Photograph with full frontal and side view of the A&P Grocery Store at the southwest corner of Linwood Boulevard and Forest Avenue.

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Photograph with interior view of the A&P Grocery Store at its store opening at the southwest corner of Linwood Boulevard and Forest Avenue.

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Group portrait of N. Emerson Paton (left), Morris Shankman (holding shovel) and other unidentified South Central Business Association officials at the groundbreaking for the Shankman Building, located at 3119 Troost. This vantage point faces north-northeast with the building at 3109 Troost in the background.

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Photograph of participants including the Board of Governors of the South Central Business Association at the groundbreaking ceremonies for the Shankman Building, located at 3119 Troost.

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Photograph looking west from the southeast corner of Linwood and Troost, at night with long exposure. Shows the LaSalle Hotel (right) and the Bodine Drugstore (left).

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Prints

Print of the synagogue and school building of Congregation Keneseth Israel-Beth Sholom located at the southwest corner of 34th Street and The Paseo, designed, printed and donated by Burd & Fletcher Printing Company. This vantage point faces southwest from the northeast corner of 34th and The Paseo.

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Photographs

Photograph with interior view of Donnelly Garment Company Christmas party given by employees in honor of Nell Donnelly Reed's son, David, at the Linwood Christian Community Church at the southwest corner of Forest Avenue and Linwood Boulevard.

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Programs
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Program for the third annual dinner of the Fifteenth Ward Regular Democratic Club, a Joe Shannon "Rabbit" faction organization. The program includes the menu for the dinner with a main course of fried young rabbit. The evening's events include vaudeville acts, speeches, and dancing. The program reminds the attendee that "you can't spend anything at our party but your time."

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